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Japanese American Incarceration: Removal, Redress, Remembrance, Hist 2641/ASNS 2881: FYI

Inspiration for Browsing: Library of Congress Call Numbers

For your browsing pleasure, books relating to Japanese American internment and reparations are in the following call number areas:

D 753.8 Japanese Americans and the war (in the context of World War II)
D 769.8 .A6 Japanese Americans, including participation in the war, evacuation, relocation, and internment of Japanese Americans (in the context of World War II and military operations)
D 818 - D 819 World War II: indemnity and reparation
KF 7224.5 Japanese American internment (in the context of: national defense; military law; wartime and emergency legislation)

Inspiration for Searching: Library of Congress Subject Headings

A sampling of terms to use in a subject or keyword search of Compass, WorldCat, the catalogs of other libraries, or HathiTrust. Because some catalog records may include variations on these subject terms, do a keyword search to maximize retrieval of records.

The people, their internment, etc.

  • Evacuation and relocation of Japanese Americans (United States : 1942-1945)
  • Japanese Americans -- Forced removal and internment, 1942-1945
  • Japanese Americans - Civil rights.
  • Japanese Americans - Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945
  • Japanese Americans - Legal status, laws, etc.
  • World War, 1939-1945 - Japanese Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945 - Japanese Americans - Housing
  • World War, 1939-1945 - Participation, Japanese American

The camps

  • Granada Relocation Center - History
  • Heart Mountain Relocation Center (Wyo.)
  • World War, 1939-1945 - Concentration camps - Colorado - Amache
  • World War, 1939-1945 - Concentration camps - United States

The government agencies

  • United States. Army. Western Defense Command and Fourth Army
  • United States. Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians
  • United States. War Relocation Authority
  • United States. Wartime Civil Control Administration

Reparations and remembrance

  • World War, 1939-1945 - Reparations
  • National Japanese American Memorial to Patriotism (Washington, D.C.)
  • Japanese American Historical Plaza (Portland, Or.)
  • Oregon - Portland - Japanese American Historical Plaza